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post #1 of 3 Old 05-08-2013, 02:15 PM Thread Starter
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Compact Fluorescent bulbs.

If i were to use a compact fluorescent bulbs in a 10g reef tank, would they be bulbs i could purchase right at my local walmart?
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If i were to use a compact fluorescent bulbs in a 10g reef tank, would they be bulbs i could purchase right at my local walmart?
I don't think they would have the correct color temperature. You need 10,000k, 14,000k or 20,000k. I think that Wal-Mart bulbs are 6700k, more for plant life.



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I don't think they would have the correct color temperature. You need 10,000k, 14,000k or 20,000k. I think that Wal-Mart bulbs are 6700k, more for plant life.
Alright. Ill check my LFS when i have the time then. Thanks!
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